POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Associate Director for Development (Director of Development, SIU Foundation)
SIU Foundation
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications and nominations for positions of Associate Director for Development (Director of Development, SIU Foundation). This position is responsible for a portfolio of major gift prospects and is expected to identify, cultivate, and solicit private financial support from alumni and friends of Southern Illinois University. These front-line fundraising positions may be assigned to specific collegiate units, programs, or regions. Successful candidates will be members of the University Development Staff and will report to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations. Extensive travel, including nights and weekends, required.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years’ successful professional experience in fundraising or related non-profit organization work, alumni relations, PR/Marketing, or closely-related field. A bachelor’s or master’s degree in nonprofit management or closely-related subject may be substituted for the two years of experience. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications: Professional fundraising experience in higher educations, health-care, or other non-profit organization.

Compensation: The salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications and experience; there is an excellent fringe benefits package.

Application Deadline: November 1, 2017, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Please submit nominations or a cover letter of application, current resume and the names, phone numbers and email addresses of at least three references to:

Screening Committee
Associate Director for Development (Director of Development, SIU Foundation)
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations
Colyer Hall 101B – Mail Code 4309
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1235 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.